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Data breaches are in the news all the time. It seems like you can’t go anywhere and swipe your credit card these days without receiving word your information may have been stolen. In typical data breaches where credit card info is stolen customers have a fair amount of protection through

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Kevin Mahaffey is an entrepreneur, investor and engineer with a background in cybersecurity, mobile and machine intelligence. He is CTO and Founder of Lookout, a cybersecurity company dedicated making the world more secure and trustworthy as it becomes more connected, starting with smartphones and tablets. He started building software when

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Today, we’re more connected than ever thanks to the prevalence of smartphones in our lives, and their integration with Cloud services. This comes at a cost, however. With so much of our personal information online, data breaches are becoming more common. So what exactly is a data breach? In essence,

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The Cyber-Security War For those of you who don’t know yet, the world is currently engaged in a massive global technological war over access to everything stored online. On one side we have regular internet users (or targets), who consist of large corporations, governments, small businesses and consumers like us

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Office, the UK based online shoe store has received a warning from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) where the imposing of a fine or stricter measures were imminent, in the aftermath of a data breach that compromised customer information. Personal information such as contact details and website passwords of over

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Mark Cuban is an American businessman, investor, tech mogul, and owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks. He is also a “shark” investor on the hit television series Shark Tank, and creator of privacy focused messaging app ‘Cyber Dust’. After being falsely accused of insider trading by the SEC in 2008

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Media giant Sony Pictures, is the latest to be victimized by a cyber attack that paralyzed its internal systems and leaked sensitive documents ranging from coming products to pay information, on the 24th of November . Having disrupted the internal machinery of the company, it has also triggered a frenzy

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We live in an increasingly connected world with more capabilities than ever before at our fingertips, and it’s making many jobs out there a lot more dynamic. Education is no exception to this trend, though teachers and administrators will likely use these online tools for much different purposes compared to

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AT&T disclosed earlier this week that it is the latest company to have been subject to a data breach. An employee allegedly gained unauthorized access to customer data and may have obtained Social Security numbers and driver’s license numbers among other details, according to telecom giant. AT&T wrote a letter

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A recent study carried out by Vanson Bourne for online security outfit Sophos looked into end-users behaviour towards security and data protection ahead of the proposed EU reforms in the data protection legislation. It has revealed an alarming number of professionals who are unsure of their organisations’ data protection regulations

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